Sports Tony Gwynn's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against Tobacco Industry

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  1. GaryPuppet

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    Does that mean the kids that chawed and got cancer because of Tony Gwynn's influence can sue his Estate?
     
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    always really liked him
    great hitter and seemed like a nice enough fella
    so i'm gonna allow this
     
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    Can't really use the "I didn't know it would hurt me" excuse. Fucker was the same age as me and they warned us all the time. Same as smoking.
     
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    Does anyone remember Wade Boggs and Tony Gwynn on the cover of Tv Guide ? I cant find the image online.
     
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    Total bullshit lawsuit.
    The money train is empty and that wife of his who always had the rep of burning thru money is now hurting for cash.
    T. Gwynn knew exactly wut he was getting into with the chew.
    He loved food and the chew.
    Luv ya Tony but you asked for it.
    Case dismissed.
     
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    I was the Tony Gwynn of a company softball team on year. Hit .750, mostly singles and doubles.
     
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    It's hard to believe that in this great country people are actually allowed to waste the judicial system's time with this kind of shit.
     
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    No the one Im talking about was from the 80s. They were both on the cover.
     
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    Since the 1960's the use of tobacco was linked to cancer. Since the 1970's every cigarette pack has had a Surgeon General's warning. So Tony Gwynn had know there were risks. The only hope the Gwynn family has is that the tobacco industry managed to sell smokeless tobacco has somehow being less dangerous. So they may get them on fraud. That's what got the cigarette companies.
     
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    So is he claiming that he didn't know that chewing tobacco causes cancer? Sounds like a stretch.
     
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    Not necessarily. Could use the dumb jock angle.
     
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    TV Guide has a gallery of all their covers you can search. I typed in Wade Boggs/Red Sox/Baseball and got
    no results for Wade on any cover.

    Here is the link for you to try...

    http://www.tvguidemagazine.com/archive/suboffer/page/search/
     
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    I'm tired of frivolous law suits. I really am.
    Fuck his family and this suit.
    PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, niggas!
     
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    Fred Gwynne calls bullshit on this lawsuit.
     
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    he's trying to sue the tobacco company so hard he comes back to life
     
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